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1 hr ago | Common Dreams
You know those pesky companies that track internet users' online activity to scoop information on potential consumers and deliver tailored ads? Internal National Security Agency documents provided by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA and British intelligence agency GCHQ are using Google "cookies" to track and spy on potential targets.
Could you have a romantic liaison with someone of opposite political beliefs to you?
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
4 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The trouble with making "functional" government the great aspiration of the American experiment -- as so many pundits and politicians now do -- is that a smoothly operating Congress is not necessarily moral, humane or even economically smart.
5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
When a mob of conservative commentators led by Rush Limbaugh and Fox Business News morning host Stuart Varney recently red-baited Pope Francis, many of us wondered what the self-appointed defender of all-things-Catholic William Donohue would say.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Action begets reaction in foreign policy as in physics, and action unconsidered for its possible consequences has been responsible for many results for which statesmen are eventually sorry, as are multitudes who pay the price.
A war using even a small percentage of the world's nuclear weapons threatens the lives of two billion people, a new report warns.
On Tuesday, as he made " his re-election bid official " by opening his campaign account and turning-in paperwork to seek a second term in office, Gov. Rick Scott hinted that he no longer supported expanding the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act to cover low-income Floridians.
At the behest of the U.S. National Security Agency, Canada engaged in global spying operations, including setting up spy posts, CBC News reports .
According to a Field Poll , which for decades has been tracking Golden State residents' opinions of marijuana, 55 percent of respondents have indicated clear support for legalization.
I was getting some sun , the only other person there was a college aged woman , a young man kept popping up atop the cliff overlooking the cove , he kept popping up looking at her and then going , it happened over and over , 75 - 100 feet away from her , he reminded me of a cat stalking a bird , I don't know what was in his mind , I didn't know if ... (more)
More than a dozen officers at the nation's largest sheriff's department were indicted Monday for allegedly widespread abuse of inmates at Los Angeles County jails.
First there is this "Questionnaires" page on his campaign website, in which Cutler attempts to make his case with Maine voters after failing to garner endorsements from three groups by sharing the actual submitted documents as Scribd documents: The Sierra Club , MSEA/SEIU and Maine AFL/CIO .
A judge ruled Friday that a Colorado-based bakery shop owner cannot refuse to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple celebrating their marriage because of his "religious freedom."
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The leader of a prominent advocacy group for domestic violence victims sharply criticized the recent conduct of George Zimmerman's attorney, Jayne Weintraub, and expressed concern for the safety of the alleged victim.
The third quarter of 2013 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry. 930 megawatts of solar photovoltaics were installed across the country - the second largest quarter in the industry's history - and it was the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.
Twenty-four employees at a New York City Domino's chain say they were fired when they complained to company management that they were receiving far below minimum wage as tipped servers.
There was a big dust-up in the Democratic Party last week, triggered by a somewhat incoherent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal from the leaders of a Wall Street-funded "think tank"/lobbying group called Third Way.